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Kodiak Monster

Since I was a child I have always been in love with hunting. It has been something completely ingrained in my life. My earliest memories are of my grandfather coming back home with his prized trophy, venison.   1,595 more words

Guns & Hunting

The Art of Taking Breaks: Part 4, Deployment and My First Digital Camera

I survived my second deployment to Alaska, and my first deployment to Alaska at sea. After seeing Alaska during the summer, I came to see it much differently; beautiful, green, snow-capped, and peaceful. 583 more words

U.S. Coast Guard

Man scares bear!


Gotta love this… man scares a wild bear away. We see another example where being bold and confident wins the day… unless you’re dealing with a brown bear or Kodiak bear — then you’re their morning snack. 29 more words


North to Alaska

Sometimes I cannot help but believe in fate. Last fall, I stumbled across the song “Kodiak” by The Ghost of Paul Revere. I immediately fell in love with it, and it fueled my desire to disappear into the wilds of Alaska after graduation. 287 more words



I’ve been reading about the Exxon Valdez oil spill pretty regularly throughout the last year in the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner’s archives as part of my job. 184 more words


Earth Day Triathlon 2015


I’ve run 26.2 miles more than once. I’ve run many 13.1’s. I’m in shape. I eat clean. Nothing could prepare me for a triathlon in Kodiak, Alaska. 1,769 more words

Day In The Life

Bixby Diaries: Squirrels are Evil

And robins are suspect, too. Hi! I’m almost 10 1/2 months old and life is a blast. Well, except for the squirrels. I’m up to 135 lbs and tower over my person when I stand on my back legs and hug her. 718 more words